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Is Football an art form

There have been many arguments as to whether football is an art form. The recent passing of Carlos Alberto, the captain of Brazil’s 1970 FIFA World Cup™-winning team has served to reignite the debate once again.

For many, his 86th-minute goal in the Final against Italy in front of 107,412 fans at the Estadio Azteca represents football, o jogo bonito, the beautiful game, in its purest form.
Yet decades before that phrase was coined or that goal was scored, artists all over the world had used football as a medium to reflect society, memorable moments or some of its finest figures. You can even go back to the late 15th and early 16th century to prove

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